Business and Economy

Tractor in front of brick building.
Claire Cudahy of NNBV

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) and Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) are working to lower the impact businesses are seeing due to the renovation of midtown. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Dancers from local dance company Pueblo Nuevo prefrom on Fiesta on Wells.
Karina Gonzalez

Reno residents were immersed in community celebrations honoring Hispanic Heritage Month over the weekend. One event highlighted a corridor of the city that's becoming known as a cultural melting pot. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano reports.

Kaleb Roedel

200 new affordable dorm-style units will be opening in Reno this fall. Our contributor, Kaleb Roedel with the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Small Businesses Gain Access To Health Insurance

Sep 21, 2018
person taking the blood pressure of a patient
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The Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce has announced access to major medical health insurance for small business members. Our contributor, Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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The Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems or NIAS has launched a new center focusing on education revolving the use of drones. KUNR's Stephanie Serrano has more.

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Officials in Nevada are working to create a system aimed at helping workers in the state's private sector save for retirement. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Adds Resort Improvements

Sep 13, 2018
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

After investing $2 million on upgrades this summer, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is projecting a late October opening date for the 2018-2019 season. Our Contributor Kaleb Roedel with the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

Rural Nevada Aims To Expand Internet Access With Federal Grant

Sep 13, 2018
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The Federal Communications Commission is awarding rural Nevada $29 million to expand broadband Internet access. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

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The Nevada Public Works Board is reviewing roughly $1.2 billion in requests from agencies and the university system for construction projects and jobs in the state. Our Contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

The entrance to a weekly motel in Reno.
Google Maps (June 2017)

Local activists and leaders are coming together to bring weekly motels to the forefront of Reno's housing debate. KUNR’s Paolo Zialcita reports. 

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